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21 free things to do in Boston

Bostonians pay notoriously high prices for baseball tickets and real estate. But fortunately, budget travelers can experience the best of Boston without paying a cent. Here’s the scoop on 21 free (or nearly free) things to do, see, hear, eat, and even drink.<p>1. Follow in the footsteps of …

New England

O, Pioneer! 5 Secretly Cool Cities Where You Can Still Get in on the Ground Floor

Are you one of those people that goes around saying things like "I've been hearing good things about Portland! Sounds like a place I'd like to live!" or, better still, "So, like, my game plan is to move to Austin within the next five years and be a musician?"<p>Hate to be the bearer of bad news, but …

Santa Fe

The Best Gardens in D.C., and When to Go

As a former volunteer in the White House flower shop, Cameron Hardesty knows her way around a bouquet. Working with the head florist, Hardesty …

Zion National Park

Apps That Make Travel to San Francisco Way Easier

Four Bay Area-oriented apps that will help you navigate the city's weather, food scene, and undiscovered gems.<p>On the surface, San Francisco may seem …

San Francisco Bay Area

5 Insanely Beautiful US Cities in the Fall

To do great leaf peeping, you don't need a forest--or even a long drive in the car. A big city vacation in fall with the kids, in fact, gives you museums, festivals, hotels with indoor pools--and plenty of autumnal splendor.<p>Autumn is often a blissful time to do a city getaway anyway: summer …

Santa Fe

How to Eat Your Way Through Coastal Maine

Every week we'll be asking you to come with us to some of our favorite small towns and cities—and we'll show you the places, secret spots, and nooks …

New England

Insanely Cheap Off-Peak Destinations for Fall

They say good things come to those wait. So if you've been putting off planning a vacation in the hopes that fall will bring lower prices, you're in luck.<p>We've rounded up some best-bet destinations for bargain seekers in the coming months. The non-monetary bonus: Fewer crowds and a less-frenzied …

Travel

24 Hours in Paris

Seeing more than one country while you're in Europe is a breeze. Rail systems like the Eurostar are cheap and efficient, while the Eurail pass grants you access to nearly every train on the continent. Recently, some friends and I hopped a Eurostar train from St. Pancras International in London for …

The Perfect Day in Seattle

Whether you want to spend an ideal afternoon or a layover in Seattle, here are the can't-miss spots every traveler should visit to get a taste of the Emerald City.<p>A day in Seattle is one spent outdoors—rain or shine. That's how the locals do it, at least. (Pro tip: Only tourists carry umbrellas; …

Barcelona

Scary, But Beautiful: Haunted Destinations Around the World

If you must tether your immortal soul to the realm of the living, you might as well do so someplace fabulous.<p>Edinburgh Castle, Scotland<p>Nestled at the head of Edinburgh’s Old Town, this 12th-century fortress was, for many years, an active military base. If its stone walls could talk, they would tell …

Stephen King

18 Incredible Photos From City Sunsets Around The World

No matter how frantic a day of travel has been, a stunning sunset <i>always</i> commands us to stop, look and breathe.<p>The world's most beautiful sunsets aren't found only on beaches and islands: They illuminate city skylines around the world, some of which travelers are lucky enough to call their very own …

Eiffel Tower

11 must-see San Francisco destinations that most people don't know about

In case you've been considering a sojourn to California, we've picked out some hidden gems of San Francisco.<p>Even if you don't make trip to the West Coast, you can live vicariously by scoping each destination on Maps.

Google Maps

The Top 25 Free Things To Do In San Francisco

They say the best things in life are free, and in San Francisco, enjoying some of the most iconic sights won't cost you a dime. With its stunning natural beauty and a thriving arts and culture scene, the city has an abundance of things to do if you're on a budget or just saving for other …

San Francisco

Amsterdam's 8 Best Markets for Your Every Foodie Find

For those who consider themselves foodies, the process of truly getting to know a place often begins at its markets. Markets are renowned for offering a unique insight into local culture and, most importantly, local food that differs from what you find in a restaurant or guide book. Amsterdam …

European Travel

15 amazing skylines that make Seattle one of the most beautiful cities in the US

SEATTLE is experiencing a boom in both population and real estate prices as young tech companies and their employees attempt to escape the high …

The 8 best ethnic neighborhoods in New York City

It's one of the most culturally diverse cities in the world, boasting dozens of under the radar ethnic enclaves that go far beyond a basic Chinatown.<p>From Brooklyn's Little Odessa to Queens' Little Guyana, here are our favorite ethnic neighborhoods in NYC.

New York City

30 incredible beaches every surfer should visit in their lifetime

All around the world are magnificent beaches that have become known in the surfing community thanks to their massive swells, amazing landscapes, and array of surf competitions.<p>From Morocco's Taghazout Beach, where you can ride a camel straight to the beach, to Hawaii's Banzai Pipeline, known for …

Aquatic Sports

23 vintage photos from the glory days of aviation

It's enough to make travelers wish for the golden age of aviation.<p>We found vintage photos from 1946 to 1970, sourced from Iberia, KLM, Delta, British Airways and Air France, that show just how glamorous flying used to be.

Vintage

Most beautiful places to see in France | CNN Travel

Travel

Traveler Obsession: The Best Way to Turn Travel Photos Into Beautiful Mementos

Free up some space on your phone—your digital photos have a display-worthy new place to live.<p>Like just about everyone else I know, I use my phone to text, make occasional calls, play a round of solitaire from time to time—and take pictures. Lots and lots of pictures. With a camera in my pocket at …

Mobile Photography

Book Now: $99 Airfares to Paris and Amsterdam

$99 one-way airfares from the U.S. to Europe may sound too good to be true but, today with WOW Air, that price is very real thanks to a sale on their newest routes to Paris and Amsterdam.<p>Just announced today, Icelandic airline WOW Air will begin flights from Boston and Baltimore-Washington …

Flying

Travel Tips: Top 5 Mistakes People Make When Traveling

4 Tips to Land a Flight Attendant Job

There hasn't been a better time to pursue a job in the sky in years. Dozens of airlines are accepting applications and hiring flight attendants. According to The Washington Times, Delta is planning to hire 1,800 new flight attendants and even with the merger in full swing, American Airlines is …

Employment

Top 25 Free Things to Do in Washington, D.C.

Few U.S. cities reward the frugal traveler as much as the nation’s capital. While it's true that hotels and restaurants don’t offer much respite from …

Travel Guides

Morning News: WOW Air Offering $99 Flights to Paris

The airline just announced super-cheap flights to Europe, but watch those extra fees.<p>WOW Air, the no-frills low-cost carrier, will start one-stop flights from the U.S. to Amsterdam and Paris in October. The airline already serves Reykjavik from Baltimore and Boston, and one-way fares will start at …

Air Travel